School Holidays at Home

Our favourite online adventures and activities to make school holidays at home fun!
We might be cooped up at home with our kids these school holidays, but it doesn’t mean you need to miss out on holiday adventures with your family! Amid the pandemic, we’ve seen all sorts of online initiatives to keep people connected, engaged and entertained. So what can you do from home with kids these school holidays? We’ve rounded up some of our favourite examples of adventures and activities that have opened up to families online.


HEALTH & WELLBEING

  • My Lockdown Diary - A free printable ‘lockdown’ diary for kids, by artist Stephen McCarthy
  • Kidz Bop - Kidz Bop dance along videos on youtube will bring a party to your living room
  • Joe Wicks - Superstar personal trainer Joe Wicks streams daily PE lessons for kids
  • Cosmic Kids Yoga - Yoga, mindfulness and relaxation for kids through fun interactive adventures
 

ZOOS & MUSEUMS

  • Sandiego Zoo - A website just for kids with amazing videos, activities, and games
  • Sea Life Sunshine Coast - Live streams of seals, penguins educational talks and more.
  • Taronga TV - Taronga are live streaming animal enclosures, educational talks with the keepers and behind the scenes footage.
  • The British Museum - Egyptian mummies and the ancient Rosetta Stone are just a few of the things on show on The British Museum’s virtual tour
  • National Gallery of Art, Washington DC - An exhibit of American fashion and a collection of art from Dutch Baroque painter Johannes Vermeer
  • Explore Mars - Explore the surface of Mars with this 360 tour recorded by NASA’s Curiosity rover
 

ART & FUN

  • Drawing Tips - 30 drawing tricks for kids by 5 Minute Crafts on Youtube
  • The World of David Walliams - Free audio books by children's author David Walliams
  • Storyline Online - An award-winning children’s literacy website featuring famous actors reading books aloud to kids
  • Digital Escape Rooms - A list of fun digital escape rooms for kids. Cinderella, Hogwarts, Star Wars themes and more. Brilliant!
  • Drama Classes - Weekly classes led by actors with engaging and inspiring activities, held by the Australian Shakespeare Company,
 
Happy holidays!
 

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